§ 35-46-3-0.1 Application of certain amendments to chapter
§ 35-46-3-0.5 Definitions
§ 35-46-3-1 Harboring a non-immunized dog
§ 35-46-3-3 “Animal”
§ 35-46-3-4 “Animal fighting contest”
§ 35-46-3-4.3 “Animal fighting paraphernalia”
§ 35-46-3-4.5 “Law enforcement animal”
§ 35-46-3-5 Exceptions from chapter; electrocution
§ 35-46-3-6 Impoundment of animals; probable cause hearing; penalties; custody; bond
§ 35-46-3-7 Abandonment or neglect of vertebrate animals; defense
§ 35-46-3-8 Purchase or possession of animals for fighting contests
§ 35-46-3-8.5 Possession of animal fighting paraphernalia
§ 35-46-3-9 Promotion, use of animals, or attendance with animal at animal fighting contest
§ 35-46-3-9.5 Promoting an animal fighting contest
§ 35-46-3-10 Attendance at fighting contest
§ 35-46-3-11 Cruelty to a law enforcement animal
§ 35-46-3-11.3 Cruelty to a search and rescue dog
§ 35-46-3-11.5 Cruelty to a service animal
§ 35-46-3-12 Torture or mutilation of a vertebrate animal; killing a domestic animal
§ 35-46-3-12.5 Domestic violence animal cruelty
§ 35-46-3-13 Removal of attack dog’s vocal cords; animal cruelty
§ 35-46-3-14 Bestiality
§ 35-46-3-15 Decompression of animals

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 35 > Article 46 > Chapter 3 - Offenses Relating to Animals

  • animal fighting contest: means a conflict between two (2) or more animals. See Indiana Code 35-46-3-4
  • animal fighting paraphernalia: means equipment used to train or condition animals for participation in an animal fighting contest. See Indiana Code 35-46-3-4.3
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • law enforcement animal: means an animal that is owned or used by a law enforcement agency for the principal purposes of:

    Indiana Code 35-46-3-4.5

  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5